Mavis Discount Tire Robbed

By Sabrina DammsiBerkshires Staff
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mavis Discount Tire, located at 868 Dalton Ave, was robbed earlier Thursday evening. 
 
The robber entered the building, grabbed the drawer that contained approximately $350 to $400, and left, store manager Daniel Pagan said. 
 
There were two customers and four employees, including Pagan, in the store at the time of the robbery. No one was hurt. 
 
"The guys were working, you know, a normal day. I had two customers here. I went to use the bathroom and by the time I came back the guy just came, grabbed the drawer, and left," Pagan said. 
 
A witness informed Pagan that the robber was approximately 5-foot to 5-and-a-half-feet tall and was wearing a black hoodie that he used to cover his face. 
 
The incident was quick and the police officers also arrived very quickly, Pagan said. 
 
"[The officers] did a hell of a job. I will tell you that much. They were here faster than I have ever seen them come," Pagan said.
 
"I am just glad that we are safe and everybody was safe and nobody was hurt. That’s all that matters to me right now.  
 
No further information was immediately available.

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Greylock appoints Anthony Rinaldi as Director Emeritus

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Greylock Federal Credit Union's Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Anthony Rinaldi as Director Emeritus in recognition of his longstanding and distinguished service to the credit union.
 
In March 2024, the Board of Directors voted to confer the Director Emeritus designation on Rinaldi. Individuals who are appointed Directors Emeriti function as an advisory committee to the board of directors. Rinaldi's designation reflects a two-year term.
 
"I'm honored to have served with Tony and am gratified to recognize his years of dedication and commitment to the members of Greylock," said Board Chair Peter Lopez. "We look forward to his continued involvement with the board as an esteemed advisor and Director Emeritus."
 
Rinaldi joined the board in 1994 and served as Chairman for five years. He most recently served as chair on the Asset-Liability Committee, or ALCO, and the Compensation committee.
 
"I've known Tony for many years and it's been an honor to serve with him on our board," said Board Member Sheila A. LaBarbera. "Our board has truly benefitted from Tony's tireless service, expertise, and generosity through the years and we are thrilled to honor him in this way."
 
Rinaldi recently retired from his role as the Executive Vice President of Fairview Hospital for Berkshire Health Systems. He is a graduate of Boston College School of Management with a bachelor's degree in accounting. He lives in Pittsfield with his wife, Wendy.
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